Rouge Cream Blush
Rouge Cream Blush has a glossy cream texture that results in a sheer, dewy-shine finish. It blends on incredibly smooth, and while you might think the slick texture will rub off easily, it actually holds up decently throughout the day. As is the case with most cream blushes, there can be a small amount of fading due to their emollient nature.
For someone with oily skin, this can end up looking greasy almost immediately after applying, but for someone with normal to slightly dry skin it can provide a nice, radiant glow. There is a shade for everyone, with colors ranging from nude to pink, coral, red, and bronze, some of which contain shimmer. Most of the colors go on sheer, but the pigmentation can vary among shades, so start by applying a sheer layer and build from there if needed.
- Offers sheer, dewy finish and radiant glow.
- Glossy cream texture blends on smoothly.
- Shade for everyone, including nude, pink, coral, red, and bronze (some of which contain shimmer).
- Small amount of fading as the day wears on.
This small Los Angelesbased makeup line was founded in 1999 by a woman named Toni Ko. The company's Web site is vague about Ko's background, merely stating that she developed an interest in cosmetics as a teenager and wanted to create her own line of cosmetics. Ko's goal was to produce high-quality products at affordable prices, and that's the draw of NYX (pronounced "nicks") Cosmetics. We are pleased to report that, for the most part, Ko succeeded in her childhood dream.
It is important to note that this line offers a full selection of makeup products, from foundations to lip gloss. However, the only place to access everything NYX Cosmetics has to offer is their Web site. The Ulta chain is the largest distributor of NYX Cosmetics products in the United States, and the line can also be found at Target and Nordstrom Rack, but they carry a smaller selection of NYX products.The good news is that most of the few NYX products Ulta stocks are impressive, especially the powder eyeshadows, which compete evenly with eyeshadows that cost a lot more.
NYX Cosmetics website is www.nyxcosmetics.com.
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